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African American Studies Professor
Names 'The 15 Most Overrated
White People,' Includes Reagan

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 10/9/2012 11:04:04 AM

Can you imagine the outrage if a white commentator wrote an article with the headline "The 15 Most Overrated Black People?" On Monday, African American Studies professor and political commentator Marc Lamont Hill published a piece at the Huffington Post entitled "The 15 Most Overrated White People." To honor Columbus Day, Hill began his piece by bashing one of our nation's most beloved figures. "Although history proves that Christopher Columbus was an immoral treasure hunter who merely stumbled upon a region that had already been 'discovered' by indigenous non-whites," wrote Hill, "we continue to praise the vicious

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This guy is as much of a racist as Michael Eric Dyson. You can imagine what would happen if Republicans prepared a list of the most overrated black people! That list would be very long and at the top would be Barack Hussein 0bama. I can't say that I disagree with him on Bill Clinton and Justin Bieber.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: wilko, 10/9/2012 11:08:09 AM     (No. 8920246)

Here's an example of a non-news event. Why is it even here? The list makes no sense but to prop up Dr Hill and his racist agenda.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: SoCalGal, 10/9/2012 11:11:48 AM     (No. 8920257)

This fool is as much a professor as I am.

His body temp is higher by far than his IQ.

It drives me nuts when he is brought on to O'Reilly for comic relief.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: jackson, 10/9/2012 11:12:06 AM     (No. 8920260)

African American Studies?? Way to go Columbia... dumb, dumber, dumbest.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: earlybird, 10/9/2012 11:12:41 AM     (No. 8920263)

OK, Lamont. Now we get equal time....

Fair and Balanced.

Top of the list: Barack Obama.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: revdeppisch316, 10/9/2012 11:12:41 AM     (No. 8920264)

15 most over rated Black People:

Barack Obama
Martin Luther King
Jesse Jackson
Al Sharpton
Eric Holder
Michelle Obama
Michael Vick
Vince Young
Mike Tyson
Samuel L. Jackson
Corey Booker
Malcom X
Bill Clinton
any rapper of color...+3

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Reply 6 - Posted by: KingBubo, 10/9/2012 11:13:00 AM     (No. 8920267)

I agree with some of his list.
Bieber, Elvis, Clinton, Palin, Harry/Kate and Tebow.

Reagan, Eminimem (keep it in perspective of rappers,not that he is a great person), Babe Ruth all should be removed from his list.

It need not be seperated by race as I think Obama will make his Black list.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: vulcan, 10/9/2012 11:13:22 AM     (No. 8920270)

How about listing the 15 most incompetent black people!

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Reply 8 - Posted by: KingBubo, 10/9/2012 11:14:12 AM     (No. 8920276)

Way to go #6, argue stupid racism with stupid racism.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: revdeppisch316, 10/9/2012 11:16:50 AM     (No. 8920286)

wow-- how did I forget Danny Glover? Hugo Chavez's best buddy?

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Reply 10 - Posted by: gmoore, 10/9/2012 11:18:16 AM     (No. 8920292)

Another straw man argument. Why would a professed serious comparison compare a R&B singer and a pop star with this country's greatest president?

Another way of saying, "I need to tear down some white folks to divert attention because President Obama's performance in the debate with Mr. Romney defines EPIC FAIL!"


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Reply 11 - Posted by: shamrock, 10/9/2012 11:20:51 AM     (No. 8920300)

#7 continued..
Harry Belafonte
Danny Glover
Calypso Louis

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Reply 12 - Posted by: wws, 10/9/2012 11:26:22 AM     (No. 8920318)

His list should have been labeled:

"Da 15 honky cracka's dat I hates da Most!"

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Reply 13 - Posted by: MarkTwain, 10/9/2012 11:26:32 AM     (No. 8920319)

Let's admit it, "African American Studies" is a code phrase that really means Bash Whitey Studies. Racism is still a problem in America, but it's not coming from white people, institutions, or The Man, it's coming from universities, the NAACP and various community 'organizers' and it is blatant racism against white people.


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Reply 14 - Posted by: King of all trolls, 10/9/2012 11:27:34 AM     (No. 8920322)

So much for judging people based on the content of their character. Columbia must be very proud.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: SouthSanAntonio, 10/9/2012 11:28:38 AM     (No. 8920323)

Everyone on that list -- even Justin Bieber -- is about 20 steps up on the evolutionary ladder to ''Prof'' Hill...

What a low class, racist idiot!!!

Based on his ''logic'' for including Elvis on his list, every opera singer is ''overrated'' -- since none of them play instruments while they sing, and I doubt any of them wrote the music that they sing. Someone tell Pavorati that he is overrated according to ''Prof'' Hill's ''logic''...

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Reply 16 - Posted by: lil dotty, 10/9/2012 11:30:50 AM     (No. 8920330)

LaMont Hill the infamous professor who once told Juan Williams (filling in for host Bill O'R) go back and sit on the porch. This studied PINO is a clone of the one sitting in the oval office with his feet on the DESK Two p's in a pot PINO=professor in name only

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Calvinesq, 10/9/2012 11:35:37 AM     (No. 8920341)

Any major with "Studies" at the end of its name is not a real major. It's excuse to take out student loans and avoid the real world for a few years.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: wilarrbie, 10/9/2012 11:42:35 AM     (No. 8920367)

Marc is not an intellect. He is simply provocative, in an antagonistic manner. His list shows nothing very thoughtful or insightful, it was concocted to agitate. And yes, he is racist. After all the history of telling White America it should no longer engage in racism, racist antagonizers like Marc should know better. In fact, this makes his actions worse, as done intentionally to cause harm.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: zoidberg, 10/9/2012 12:10:24 PM     (No. 8920469)

Lamont, you big dummy!

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Reply 20 - Posted by: sheik44, 10/9/2012 12:11:11 PM     (No. 8920475)



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Reply 21 - Posted by: capt scurvey, 10/9/2012 12:15:03 PM     (No. 8920486)

Yes, perfessor, but can you do the hambone?

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Reply 22 - Posted by: enemyofthestate, 10/9/2012 12:16:50 PM     (No. 8920496)

Number 7 put 0bama first and MLK second. I'd reverse the two. MLK has been made into practically a saint. His biography is revisionist history, the idea being that putting out fiction often enough (as well as building monuments and giving him a national holiday) will make it true. However, the same princple applies to the life and "work" of 0bama.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: skedaddle, 10/9/2012 12:19:57 PM     (No. 8920506)

Even if MLH's list was "The 15 Most Overrated People" it would still only have white names on it because he is as racist as a 1920s KKK Grand Wizard.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: Flipper3, 10/9/2012 12:21:25 PM     (No. 8920512)

#7: Add Marc Lamont Hill to your list.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: FamilyGuy, 10/9/2012 12:21:57 PM     (No. 8920517)

This makes me think of the movie Lesson 21 (Lezione 21). The premise of the story is a college class where the professor discusses the most overrated works of art and music of all time. In particular, the movie fixates on Beethoven's 9th Symphony.

The movie starts out quite good, but eventually fails miserably. I think one of the reasons it fails is because I have always enjoyed the 9th Symphony, and no amount of chatter is going to make me think I hate something that I like.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: Mr. Know-It-All, 10/9/2012 12:23:38 PM     (No. 8920525)

And what good is an AA studies professor, other than to fan the flames of racial animosity? He probably looks down his nose at janitors and garbage collectors, but those folks provide necessary services. They would be missed if they disappared. But a AA studies professor....nada.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: usmc2489, 10/9/2012 12:31:29 PM     (No. 8920549)

To quote from the movie "Full Metal Jacket" -- "Thank God for the sickle cell"!

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Reply 28 - Posted by: albatross, 10/9/2012 12:36:38 PM     (No. 8920570)

How can the very sensitive Professor Hill continue to accept paychecks from an institution named after the vicious racist Christopher Columbus? He needs to immediately resign in protest from his overpaid sinecure at Columbia University.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: Newtsche, 10/9/2012 12:39:27 PM     (No. 8920580)

Hey, Marc, how about a list of properly rated white people or, more revealing, your idea of underrated whites? Tunnel-visioned, one-trick-pony MLH's opinion carries as much weight as Cornel West's. Thank heaven for "credentials", huh?

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Reply 30 - Posted by: stablemoney, 10/9/2012 12:52:09 PM     (No. 8920707)

If Marc Hill feels that way, he should quit following white people around so he can get their money and go do something on his own.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: ebuilder, 10/9/2012 12:53:21 PM     (No. 8920711)

Marc -- it was our moral authority, our taking up the world wide commission to spread the gospel -- even to cannibals -- and our freedom to achieve excellence that got us to where we are today. "America was great," DeToqueville explained, "because America was good." But we have 2 Americas now. No more white man's burden. Reagan had moral authority. He was the last President to stand for American values. Democrats boo God. Current Republicans take the same dirty money and cry. OTOH Marc, lets be fair and up to date. Everybody is a star.

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Reply 32 - Posted by: dthorny, 10/9/2012 12:55:14 PM     (No. 8920648)

Hey Mr Hill,

Let's take your racist theory and apply it to the NBA and college professors. We should have equal quotas of NBA players as blacks, whites, asians and hispanics to the American population so everyone gets a fair share and everyone gets a fair shake. With regards to college professors, we must have equal numbers of conservative professors to liberal professors to offset the stupidity taught in our schools by clowns like Mark Hill.

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Reply 33 - Posted by: fljack, 10/9/2012 12:55:58 PM     (No. 8920723)

I saw LaMont Hill's name and KNEW that whatever he wrote would be perfect for the Onion.

Racist with a smile, getting money for nothin' from whitey.

And elitist to boot.

I dare him to go to Bed-Stuy, Jamaica, NY, West or North Jacksonville, FL and be the person he is on OReilly. I have a casket waiting.

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Reply 34 - Posted by: mickturn, 10/9/2012 1:01:22 PM     (No. 8920740)

Another black racist, is this an identity or an excuse?

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Reply 35 - Posted by: dthorny, 10/9/2012 1:01:32 PM     (No. 8920682)

If Elvis is overrated, so is every rap singer that plays no instrument.

Every black, racist professor named Mark Lamont Hill is overrated and he's attempting to get readers to read his idiotic thoughts in an article and get his FaceTime on TV shows.

The media slut is a RACIST.

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Reply 36 - Posted by: Clark Kent, 10/9/2012 1:05:33 PM     (No. 8920700)

this is simply an exercise in someone trying to make a name for himself and get on tv. Mission accomplished. His list doesn't seem very deep for a supposed phd. His 'research' probably took 5 minutes. ... ... next ....

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Reply 37 - Posted by: Italiano, 10/9/2012 1:06:35 PM     (No. 8920753)

"African American Studies Professor" = Graduated from high school, stayed out of prison and applied for a college teaching job.

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Reply 38 - Posted by: TexasRed, 10/9/2012 1:10:42 PM     (No. 8920763)

Hill's PhD translates to no substance, just "Piled Higher and Deeper"!!!!

African American Studies is Affirmative Action on STEROIDS!!!

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Reply 39 - Posted by: harper, 10/9/2012 1:25:48 PM     (No. 8920815)

Hill should be blacklisted for this.

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Reply 40 - Posted by: distorted, 10/9/2012 1:49:35 PM     (No. 8920882)

"...a region that had already been 'discovered' by indigenous non-whites," wrote Hill

The indigenous people were caucasians, professor. Perhaps whatever institution which gave you a degree on the basis of "fairness" and equity should reconsider.

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Reply 41 - Posted by: Four_Leaf resident, 10/9/2012 2:32:49 PM     (No. 8920989)

LOL at Joel Osteen.

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Reply 42 - Posted by: Japanorama, 10/9/2012 2:36:18 PM     (No. 8921002)

Q. Why is there no major called Armenian-American Studies?
A. Because Armenians work at real jobs, to become Americans.

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Reply 43 - Posted by: coyote, 10/9/2012 6:03:19 PM     (No. 8921405)

Professor Lamont, don't you mean this is a list of 15 people I don't like because they are white.

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Reply 44 - Posted by: mercedesops, 10/9/2012 9:50:01 PM     (No. 8921766)

He didn't have the guts to include Bill O'Reilly as he doesn't want to lose those FNC appearance fees.
This guy is a bigger Obama bootlick than even Juan Williams.

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Reply 45 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 10/9/2012 10:51:42 PM     (No. 8921857)

For years blacks wanted equality.
Somebody should publish his list with a side by side match of overrated blacks.
Then wait for the screaming to start.

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It´s the end of an era: David Letterman announced Thursday that he´s retiring from CBS´ "Late Show" sometime next year. He made that announcement during the taping of his program this afternoon. The late-night talk show host, who will celebrate his 67th birthday next week, made his debut on the "Late Show" on Aug. 30, 1993. Letterman got his television start in 1978 on the CBS variety series "Mary," starring Mary Tyler Moore. Months later, he paid his first visit to "The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson" -- marking the first of 22 appearances. He also guest-hosted "Tonight" numerous times.

Dem Rep.: ‘Members of Congress
Are Underpaid,’ Can’t Afford
to ‘Live Decently’

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Mediaite, by Josh Feldman    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/3/2014 7:15:42 PM     Post Reply
Do you think members of Congress are overpaid or underpaid? Most likely you’d go with the former, but Democratic congressman Jim Moran argues it’s actually the latter. In an interview with CQ Roll Call, Moran says, “I think the American people should know that the members of Congress are underpaid.” The House recently took up a bill to freeze members’ paychecks, placing another halt on the annual cost-of-living pay increases they would normally get and keeping annual salary at $174,000. Moran believes that this is the wrong way to go, not necessarily talking about himself in particular, but saying there

Romney 2016: Coulter Says Mitt
Strongest on Immigration

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Breitbart´s Big Journalism, by Jeffrey Poor    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/4/2014 1:02:48 PM     Post Reply
Earlier this week on Boston’s WRKO-AM’s The Howie Carr Show, conservative commentator Ann Coulter shocked some conservatives when she said she is making 2012 Republican nominee Mitt Romney her favorite for the 2016 Republican contest. Last month in an interview on CBS’s Face the Nation, Romney himself ruled out the possibility of a 2016 run and said he was instead focused on who to get behind in that contest. Coulter, however, wishes otherwise. “Well, don´t tell him but I´m planning on giving Mitt Romney a little more time to rest -- flying out, kidnapping him and depriving him of sleep, food and

The GOP faithful should
give Jeb Bush a hearing

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Washington Post, by George F. Will    Original Article
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The human kindling that makes up the flammable Republican base may soon burst into flames, again. Portions of that excitable cohort are looking — some with fawn-like eyes filled with hurt, others with sparks shooting from eyes narrowed like gun slits — askance at other Republicans urging Jeb Bush to seek the 2016 presidential nomination. A candidacy by Florida’s former governor would be desirable. But if Republicans want to avoid intra-party carnage, they should be very careful about doing what The Post recently reported: “Many of the Republican Party’s most powerful insiders and financiers have begun a behind-the-scenes campaign to draft

Networks Refuse Obama Request for
Primetime to Announce Obamacare
Hitting 7 Million Mark

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Mediaite, by Noah Rothman    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/3/2014 7:04:57 PM     Post Reply
According to a report via BuzzFeed’s Evan McMorris-Santoro, President Barack Obama requested the opportunity to address the nation in prime time on the major broadcast networks on Tuesday night to announce that the Affordable Care Act had reached 7 million enrollees. Those networks did not, however, accommodate the White House’s request. “Three sources familiar with the request confirmed the White House asked for the prime time slot in their effort both to emphasize a bright moment following the challenging roll out and, more important, to try to reintroduce the country to a law that remains unpopular,”

Gov’t Spent $700 Million
Promoting Obamacare

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Washington Free Beacon [DC], by Elizabeth Harrington    Original Article
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President Barack Obama contended that the government did not “make a hard sell” for Obamacare, despite his administration spending nearly $700 million to promote the law. “We didn’t make a hard sell,” Obama said in the Rose Garden on Tuesday, praising the 7.1 million sign ups for the Affordable Care Act. “We didn’t have billions of dollars of commercials like some critics did.” However, last July the Associated Press reported that Obamacare’s marketing campaign would cost at least $684 million. Taxpayer funding went to all 50 states in efforts to encourage people to enroll, including nearly $28 million for the

Harry Reid on Koch Brothers:
‘Shadow Billionaires’ Spending
to ‘Rig Our Political System’

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Cybercast News Service, by Penny Starr    Original Article
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At a press conference to push legislation to raise the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) criticized industrialists David and Charles Koch, calling them “shadow billionaires” who use their wealth to “rig our political system.” Reid’s sharp comments come on a day when the Wall Street Journal published a commentary written by Charles Koch, in which he described the brothers’ decision to get involved in politics to preserve the individual freedom and free markets that he said are the pillars of the American republic. “These two men are a pair of shadow billionaires spending


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